A few shots of David Bowie as art in the streets. A New Yorker as much as a Brixtoner, Bowie and his wife could be seen on the sidewalks, in shops and restaurants here over the last few decades – and of course his image showed up periodically as art on the streets as well.
Without fumbling too much for words at the news of his death we’ll just say that we at BSA and artists everywhere owe a large debt of gratitude to this man for making new paths for us to walk and encouraging us all to make our own. Our world will never be the same without him.
Celebrate life today because, “These are the Golden Years.”
Gazlay did this tribute to David Bowie on the streets of Brooklyn back in 2009. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Erik Denbreejen did this tribute to David Bowie back in 2013 using the lyrics to two of his songs, “Heroes”, and “Fashion” (photo © Jaime Rojo)
James Cochran, aka Jimmy C, did this mural in Bowie’s hometown in Brixton, South London – and yesterday it became a memorial wall. (Photo © AFP)
From the artists Facebook page late Monday evening in Brixton (© James Cochran)
MBW tribute to David Bowie back in 2008 on the streets of Manhattan. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Street Artist Sonni created this animation merging Ziggy Stardust into one of Sonni’s his own unique characters.
Gladys Hulot, AKA Hyrtis Animates David Bowie “Life in Mars”
A thrilling animation created by Hyrtis, who brings Bowie to life on the streets and performs his singing parts with a musical saw.
Golden Years, David Bowie
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